Pay It Forward: Wolfforth woman spreads cheer, joy during pandemic

Westex Federal Credit Union surprised a Wolfforth woman who was nominated because of her kindness. Jenny McDaniel nominated her friend, Lisa burrow, for this week’s Pay It Forward nomination.

  Pay It Forward: Recognizing City of Lubbock’s Solid Waste Deparment’s hard work duing pandemic

  Pay It Forward: WesTex gives back to City of Lubbock’s Health Department

  Pay It Forward: Teaming up with tea company to give back to the community

  Pay It Forward: WesTex Federal Credit Union teams up with Kona Ice to give back to Lubbock Community

  Pay It Forward: Hospice of Lubbock’s ‘We Honor Veterans’ program

  Pay It Forward: Salvation Army Employee gives back to others, community

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  Pay It Forward: Wolfforth sisters

  Pay It Forward: Surprising a Lubbock pediatric nurse

  Pay It Forward: Giving manager at Pizza Hut in Lubbock

  Pay It Forward: A gift to the talents of Lubbock Moonlight Musicals

  Pay It Forward: The Parenting Cottages Lubbock

  Pay It Forward: Lorenzo woman runs organ donation, scholarship foundation

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock’s Richard Milburn Academy

In this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by Lubbock’s Richard Milburn Academy for a surprise. Brenda Ewerz has been the Principal at Richard Milburn Academy for two years.

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock woman nominated for kindness, generosity to children

Ruby Hemphill is 81 years young. Until recently, she was taking care of children her whole life. She raised at least three generations of children over the years.

  Pay It Forward: Wolfforth daughter nominates mom for helping through ‘hard times’

Jeannie Payne nominated her mom, Carol Payne, for this Week’s Pay It Forward. Jeannie said her mom continues to help her and her family during their hard times. Jannie described her mom as an angel.

  Pay It Forward: Surprising a teacher at Lubbock’s Honey Elementary

This week WesTex Federal Credit Union went to Lubbock ISD’s Honey Elementary to surprise one of their teachers.

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock waitress at Logan’s Roadhouse goes above and beyond for a customer

  Pay It Forward: Santa and Buddy the Elf visit Lubbock daycare

  Pay It Forward: Kicking off Wolfforth EMS and Fire Department’s 2019 Toy Drive

  Pay It Forward: Surprising a Covenant Medical Group employee

  Pay It Forward: Abernathy United Church helping the community

  Pay It Forward: Handing out free turkeys, hams at Market Street

  Pay It Forward Follow up: Church pays it forward to local elementary school

Earlier this month, Frenship ISD’s Bennett Elementary found out they weren’t going to be able to provide student families with thanksgiving holiday meals. That’s when Wolfforth United Methodist Church stepped in to help and paid it forward.

  Pay It Forward: Frenship junior to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

You may have seen this student on the sideline this year, performing in the band as a part of the Color Guard for Frenship High School. She’s a junior and has been a part of the group since her freshman year.

  Pay It Forward: Charlies Kids-4-Kids Coat Drive 2019

For the last seven years, a local boy has made sure local kids have coats; some may recognize Charlie Pitner. KCBD NewsChannel 11 talked to him back in 2013, during his second year of Charlie’s Kids-4-kids Coat Drive.

  Pay It Forward: Donating to a Frenship student battling cancer

For most kids, seventh grade is hard enough but one Frenship student is facing middle school with an extra challenge — cancer.

  Pay It Forward: Treating the blood donors of Lubbock’s Vitalant

They may have a new name, but their mission is still the same. At Vitalant, formerly known as United Blood Services, every day is an opportunity to save a life through blood donation.

  Pay It Forward: A donation for the elderly of Wilson

Twenty miles away from Lubbock, in Wilson, Wednesday means an opportunity for senior citizens to enjoy lunch together, all thanks to the city secretary and some very generous neighbors.

  Pay It Forward: Donating to Inside Out Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this week WesTex Federal Credit Union and KCBD NewsChannel 11 decided to Pay It Forward to a local organization that helps women, like breast cancer patients, heal from the inside-out.

  Pay It Forward: Purple bag donation for Wolfforth’s First United Methodist Church

This week we went out with WesTex Federal Credit Union to help a longtime church-goer Pay It Forward to a special ministry at her church.

  Pay It Forward: A Donation to Los Hermanos Familia

Los Hermanos Familia is planning future projects that would give families some other outdoor activities during its annual Vamos a Pescar event at Buddy Holly Lake.

  Pay It Forward: Helping fill Lubbock-Cooper East’s Pirate Pantry

In an effort to make sure the students of its school district do not have to go without, Lubbock-Cooper ISD has something called a Pirate Pantry, which provides its students with essentials they may not have access to at home.

  Pay It Forward: Donating children’s toys to Covenant Pediatric Urgent Care Center

The clinic building on 82nd Street and Slide Road has had many patients walk through its door before. But now it is targeted to a special kind of patient — children.

  Pay It Forward: A donation for the Askins family

For the last four years and 14 foster children, the Askins family has been doing their part to help children grow and find a place filled with love in the Lubbock area.

  Pay It Forward: School supplies donation for Lubbock’s Vandelia Church of Christ

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient is Lubbock’s Vandelia Church of Christ, at 2002 60th St., which opens up a school supplies store before the beginning of every school year.

  Pay It Forward: Gifting the children of St. Joseph’s Youth Group

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the children of Lubbock’s Saint Joseph Youth Group.

  Pay It Forward: Giving back to a vet in need

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient is Eloy Hernandez, a Lubbock veteran who is more than in need of a break.

  Pay It Forward: Surprising the visitors of Mae Simmons Pool

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the lucky visitors of the Mae Simmons Community Pool on East 24th Street.

  Pay It Forward: Donating to the BHIVE Recovery Ministry

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the folks who used the services of the BHIVE Recovery Ministry, a Christian-based rehabilitation center at 5003 49th St., for those recovering from addiction.

  Pay It Forward: Donation given to Scottish Rite’s program for dyslexia

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the folks who help run Lubbock’s Scottish Rite Take Flight program, which helps children with dyslexia learn to read.

  Pay It Forward: Surprise at lunch for the Llano Estacado Silver Star Board

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the folks on the Llano Estacado Silver Star Board, the organization that helps to support Adult Protective Services.

  Pay It Forward: Large gift for mini horses

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients are the folks in charge of the Minis and Friends South Plains miniature horse organization, located at 5412 9th St.

  Pay It Forward: Snacks, books and drinks for Shelby and Friends daycare

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the students of the Shelby and Friends Child Care Center, located at 2423 87th St.

  Pay It Forward: Donating to 2 Crestview Elementary School custodians

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients are Eric Aguilar and Irma Guajardo, custodians in Frenship ISD’s Crestview Elementary School at 6020 81st St.

  Pay It Forward: A donation for the Kiwanis Club’s American Flag Program

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the members of the Kiwanis Club Lubbock.

  Pay It Forward: Library of Legacies Mother’s Day surprise

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the residents of Libraries of Legacy assisted living center in Slaton, located at 1420 West Woodrow Rd.

  Pay It Forward: Special gift to Frenship’s special needs students

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were both the special needs students at Frenship High School and the teacher who oversee the Special Education Department, Kayci Smith.

  Pay It Forward: Special gift to a Market Street employee

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient was an employee of Market Street at 3405 50th St. who has brightened many days for most of her customers.

  Pay It Forward: Helping the Brown Elementary Special Education Department

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients are two teachers in Lubbock’s Brown Elementary Special Education Department, Heather Jones and Heidi Tennison.

  Pay It Forward: Feeding local CASA employees

This week Pay It Forward recipients were the employees of the CASA of the South Plains.

  Pay It Forward: Honoring a hard-working Lubbock mom

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient is Sheila Lee, a nurse in Dr. Craig Barkers office, located at 6205 43rd St. Sheila is a single mother, who along with raising her biological children fostered and adopted nine others.

  Pay It Forward: Gift cards to Premiere Lux Cinema

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were lucky movie-goers of the PREMIERE LUX 16 IMAX Scene Bar & Grill, located at 6002 Slide Rd inside the South Plains Mall.

  Pay It Forward: A hoppin’ party at Blazing Bouncers

Westex and the Pay It Forward team surprised customers of Blazing Bounce by paying for their entrances, including a birthday party!

  Pay It Forward: Embroidered pillows and bedding for the Lubbock Children’s Home

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were, once again, the children at the Lubbock Children’s home, an addition to a previous Pay It Forward from December.

  Pay It Forward: Giving at Jack and Jill Donuts

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the lucky patrons of Jack and Jill Donuts at 3301 98th St.

  Pay It Forward: Helping a Texas Tech police officer

A Texas Tech police officer has been given a monetary donation after helping out one of his fellow officers following a medical episode.

  Pay It Forward: Valentine’s gifts for Lubbock seniors

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the seniors who regularly visit the Maggie Trejo Supercenter at 3200 Amherst St.

  Pay It Forward: Giving to Family Promise of Lubbock

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient was Family Promise of Lubbock, an organization that aids families that are homeless.

  Pay It Forward: Pay It Forward: Hope Mommies help for PILA

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient is the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness of Lubbock organization.

  Pay It Forward: Free cups of coffee

For this week’s Pay It Forward, KCBD NewsChannel 11 and WesTex Federal Credit Union teamed up to provide some free cups of coffee or tea to some residents.

  Pay It Forward: Plainview’s Paw Pet Adoption

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient is Paws Pet Adoption in Plainview, located at 500 Blk Sw 3rd.

  Pay It Forward: A special Christmas gift

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients was a local resident named Isabel.

  Pay It Forward: Helping students at McWhorter Elementary

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the students of McWhorter Elementary at 2711 1st St.

  Pay It Forward: Cots for Lubbock Children’s Home

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients are the children of the Lubbock Children’s Home.

  Pay It Forward - Paying for an Einsteins Bros. breakfast

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the lucky patrons of Einstein Bros. Bagels at 4525 Marsha Sharp Freeway.

  Pay It Forward: Playing Santa for some seniors

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the seniors who live in Home Instead Senior Care at 1010 Slide Rd.

  Pay It Forward: Free turkeys and hams at United

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were customers United located at 50th Street and Indiana Avenue.

  Pay It Forward: Helping Bill’s Backpacks in Levelland

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient is Bill’s Backpacks, a nonprofit based out of Levelland.

  Pay It Forward: Giving jackets, play equipment to children of Parkway Sommerville Center

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the children at the Parkway Sommerville Center, located at 405 N MLK Jr. Blvd.

  Pay It Forward: Trunk or Treat at the Lubbock Children’s Home

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were the children at the Children’s Home of Lubbock.

  Pay It Forward: Free books at the Cumberland pumpkin patch

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were children who visited the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church Pumpkin Patch, at 7702 Indiana Ave.

  Pay It Forward: Surprise during Story Time

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients were children who attend a Lubbock Barnes & Noble story time.

  Pay It Forward: Paying for meals at Tech Cafe

This week’s Pay It Forward recipients are customers at the Tech Cafe, located at 4006 130th St.

  Pay It Forward: Helping after a health care crisis

This week's Pay It Forward recipient is a WesTexas Credit Union patron, James, who is in need of help after some recent health challenges.

  Pay It Forward: Visiting Raider Red’s food pantry

This week's Pay It Forward is dedicated to helping stock Raider Red's food pantry.

  Pay It Forward: Buying shoes, backpacks at Academy

This week's Pay It Forward is dedicated to helping students who are making their way back to school.

  Pay It Forward: Helping teachers at Teacher Heaven

This week's Pay It Forward is dedicated to helping those teachers out who are gearing up for another school year. ?

  Pay It Forward: Haven Animal Shelter

This week's Pay It Forward recipient is the Haven Animal Care Shelter, located at 4501 North FM 1729.

  Pay It Forward: Literacy Lubbock

This week's Pay It Forward recipient is Elizabeth with Literacy Lubbock.

  Pay It Forward: Treats to beat the heat

This week's Pay It Forward recipients are patrons of Lubbock's Bahama Bucks at 5009 50th St.